Yvette A. Núñez
Yvette A. Núñez is Vice President of Communications and Marketing at UnidosUS (formerly National Council of La Raza), leading the strategy and implementation of integrated marketing communications initiatives for institutional and issue-specific campaigns. She manages the day-to-day operations of the marketing and communications department, a team that is responsible for institutional communications, programmatic communications, policy communications, media relations, social media and digital communications, brand management, advertising, content creation, and event/conference strategy and planning.
Prior to joining UnidosUS, Ms. Núñez served as Vice President of Civic Affairs at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, where she managed its social impact strategies, including inclusive growth, DEI and nonprofit programs. She also served as Chief Communications Officer for Congreso de Latinos Unidos, a multiservice nonprofit organization which serves the City’s poorest zip code. In that role, Ms. Núñez led the agency’s communications, civic engagement, corporate relations, events, fundraising and volunteer management initiatives.
Ms. Núñez is an Appointee to the PA State Advisory Committee to the US Civil Rights Commission, is on the Latino Marketing Advisory Group for Visit Philly, serves on the PIDC Community Capital Advisory Group, and currently serves on the board of CEIBA, an organization that promotes the economic development and financial inclusion of Philadelphia’s Latino community. She has previously served as Chair of the Latino Employment Opportunities Network, former Chair and Past President of the Philadelphia Public Relations Association, and a former member of the PHLDiversity Board of Directors.
She has received a number of awards including: City & State PA Above & Beyond Award Honoring Women of Public and Civic Mind; Hispanic Media’s Crystal Award; and the Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latino Leaders Award. Ms. Núñez is pursuing a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government, and is an honor graduate of Temple University, where she earned a degree in journalism. She is a freelance writer and has been published in The Huffington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Philadelphia Tribune.